Creation Science

Creation Science Book Review

Thousands...Not Billions

Chapter 1: A Brief History of Radiation Studies


Review by Greg Neyman

© Old Earth Ministries

Published May 2006



     In this introductory chapter, DeYoung gives a brief history of the discovery of radiation, some background information on atoms and what causes radiation, and the varieties of radiation (alpha, beta, and gamma radiation).  After explaining this, DeYoung explains the concept of half-life and gives some analogies for nuclear decay. 

     Overall, DeYoung presents a good summary which needs few comments.  If you wish, you may read about these processes he explains in the links below.    


Radioactive Decay (Wikipedia)

Marie Curie (Wikipedia)



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